Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

Last year, IPAC Manitoba worked with the Manitoba Treaty Relations Commissioner's Office to develop a land acknowledgement. Included in that acknowledgement is the following: "We recognize that public administration and public policy have been used as tools of colonialism, and the harm this has caused Indigenous people.  We are committed to promoting public administration in … Continue reading Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day

IPAC Manitoba Elects 2021-22 Board of Directors

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada – Manitoba Region, is pleased to announce its new board, elected at the AGM held March 25th, 2021:   Emmet Collins, Chair Stephanie Toews, Vice Chair Lailanie Pelayo, Secretary Brent Gibson, Treasurer Stéfanie Allard, Programs Co-Chair Angela Colombage, Programs Co-Chair Michelle Holigroski, Communications Chair Khrystyna Lazar, New Professionals Chair Andrea Rounce, University … Continue reading IPAC Manitoba Elects 2021-22 Board of Directors

L’IAPC Manitoba annonce que Daniel Boucher est le récipiendaire du Prix d’Excellence en administration du Lieutenant Gouverneur 2021

IPAC Manitoba Announces Daniel Boucher recipient of the 2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration (English Follows) L’Institute d’administration publique du Canada (IAPC) – Région manitobaine, est content d’annoncer que Daniel Boucher est le récipiendaire du Prix d’Excellence en administration du Lieutenant Gouverneur 2021.  Le Prix est décerné à chaque année à un … Continue reading L’IAPC Manitoba annonce que Daniel Boucher est le récipiendaire du Prix d’Excellence en administration du Lieutenant Gouverneur 2021

IPAC Manitoba wins 2020 Regional Group Excellence Award

Earlier this year, as chair of the board of IPAC Manitoba, I received notice that IPAC Manitoba had been awarded the IPAC Regional Group Excellence Award for 2020. This is the second time IPAC Manitoba has received the award since 2017. The award recognizes the importance and contribution of regional group programming and services to … Continue reading IPAC Manitoba wins 2020 Regional Group Excellence Award

IPAC Manitoba Announces Winners of 2020 Condo Award

IPAC Manitoba is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Condo Award! Established in 1982, the Willard J. Condo Award celebrates student excellence in public administration.  The award is distributed annually to the best papers on public administration or public policy written by a student at a Manitoba university or college.  Papers are nominated … Continue reading IPAC Manitoba Announces Winners of 2020 Condo Award

Manitoba’s Public Service at 150 – Paul Thomas’ Remarks

In honour of Manitoba 150, IPAC Manitoba asked Professor Paul Thomas, the dean of Public Administration in Manitoba, to prepare remarks on 150 years of the Manitoba public service. These remarks were originally meant for our AGM, but COVID intervened. However, on July 15, it will be 150 years since the Manitoba Act came into … Continue reading Manitoba’s Public Service at 150 – Paul Thomas’ Remarks

Public Service during a pandemic – National Public Service Week 2020

I have no power to make this kind of declaration, but I’ll do it anyway:  for National Public Service Week 2020, the theme must be “resilience.” What public servants consider normal is conditioned by what they’ve done.  A major change in government can upend your job.  A restructuring can have major implications for entire departments.  … Continue reading Public Service during a pandemic – National Public Service Week 2020

Dr. Jim Silver recipient of 2020 IPAC Manitoba LG Award for Excellence in Public Administration

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (Manitoba Region) is pleased to announce that the 2020 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration will be Dr. Jim Silver.  Dr. Jim Silver, Professor of Urban and Inner-City Studies at the University of Winnipeg, has made a distinctive and tremendously valuable contribution to … Continue reading Dr. Jim Silver recipient of 2020 IPAC Manitoba LG Award for Excellence in Public Administration

IPAC Manitoba elects 2020-21 Board of Directors

The Institute of Public Administration of Canada - Manitoba Region, is pleased to announce its new board, elected at the AGM held May 28th, 2020:   Emmet Collins, Chair Angie Conrad, Vice Chair Lailanie Pelayo, Secretary Brent Gibson, Treasurer Stéfanie Allard, Programs Chair Michelle Holigroski, Communications Chair Khrystyna Lazar, New Professionals Chair Andrea Rounce, University Relations Chair Kendell Joiner, … Continue reading IPAC Manitoba elects 2020-21 Board of Directors